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Publication Order of Davey Owen Books

Live Girls (1987)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Night Life (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Blood and Lace Books

as Joseph Locke
Vampire Heart (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Deadly Relations (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Folks Books

The Folks (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
No Place Like Home (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Frankenstorm Books

Severe Risk (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hurricane Quentin (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Category 8 (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Deranged (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Chaos Theory (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Survivors (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of The Secret World of Alex Mack Books

Father Daughter Disaster! (By:Clayton Emery) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Halloween Invaders! (By:John Vornholt) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Pool Party Panic! (By:V.E. Mitchell) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lights, Camera, Action! (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Haunted House Hijinks! (By:John Vornholt) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Sabrina The Teenage Witch Books

Eight Spells a Week (With: Nancy Holder,Mel Odom,Diana G. Gallagher,,,,Bobbi J.G. Weiss,Cathy East Dubowski) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ben There, Done That (As: Joseph Locke) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Prisoner of Cabin 13 (By:John Vornholt) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
All That Glitters (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Troll Bride (As: Joseph Locke) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sabrina Goes to Rome (By:Mel Odom) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Harvest Moon (By:Mel Odom) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Haunts in the House (By:John Vornholt) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Scarabian Nights (By:Nancy Holder) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
I'll Zap Manhattan (By:Mel Odom) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Witchopoly (By:John Vornholt) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Witchopoly (By:John Vornholt) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Up, Up, and Away (By:Nancy Holder) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Mummy Dearest (By:Mel Odom) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Millennium Madness (By:Nancy Holder) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Knock on Wood (By:John Vornholt) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Pirate Pandemonium (By:Mel Odom) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tiger Tale (By:Mel Odom) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dream Boat (By:Mel Odom) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Spying Eyes (By:Nancy Holder) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Spying Eyes (By:Nancy Holder) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Witch That Launched a Thousand Ships (By:Nancy E. Krulik) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Know-It-All (By:Lisa Fiedler) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Off to See the Wizard (By:Nancy E. Krulik) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Off to See the Wizard (By:Mel Odom) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
What a Doll! (By:Nancy E. Krulik) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Christmas Crisis (By:Nancy E. Krulik) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Standalone Novels

Seductions (1984)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Darklings (1985)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Invaders From Mars (1986)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Crucifax (1988)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Nightmares on Elm Street Part 4 and Part 5 (As:Joseph Locke) (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Warlock (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Trade Secrets (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Lot Lizards (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The New Neighbor (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kill the Teacher's Pet (As:Joseph Locke) (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Petrified (As:Joseph Locke) (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dark Channel (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kiss of Death (As:Joseph Locke) (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Game Over (As:Joseph Locke) (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Teacher (As:Joseph Locke) (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
1-900-Killer (As:Joseph Locke) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Vengeance (As:Joseph Locke) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Biofire (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Website (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Shackled (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Good Burger (As:Joseph Locke) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Can't Hardly Wait (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
411 (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sex and Violence in Hollywood (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Zombie Love (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Scissors (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Crawlers! (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Loveliest Dead (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ravenous (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Serpent Girl (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Bestial (2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Murder Was My Alibi (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Trailer Park Noir (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Loveless (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Meds (2011)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Stories/Novellas

The Man in the Palace Theater (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Invitation Only (2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Man Who Killed Halloween (2014)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Short Story Collections

Methods of Madness (1990)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Pieces of Hate (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
'Nids (2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Slivers of Bone (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Girl in the Basement and Other Stories (2010)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Wailing and Gnashing of Teeth (2021)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Non-Fiction Books

In a Dark Place (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Aliens Collections

The Complete Aliens Omnibus: Volume One (By:Steve Perry) (2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Complete Aliens Omnibus: Volume Two (By:Robert Sheckley,David Bischoff) (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Complete Aliens Omnibus: Volume Three (By:Sandy Schofield) (2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Complete Aliens Omnibus: Volume Four (By:Yvonne Navarro,S.D. Perry) (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Complete Aliens Omnibus: Volume Five (By:Michael Jan Friedman,Diane Carey) (2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Complete Aliens Omnibus: Volume Six (By:John Shirley,Diane Carey) (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Complete Aliens Omnibus: Volume Seven (By:B.K. Evenson) (2018)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Hot Blood Books

with Lawrence Block, Barbara Collins, Max Allan Collins, Robert J. Randisi, , , Brian Hodge, , Richard Laymon, , , Stephen Gallagher, Chet Williamson, Graham Masterton, Ramsey Campbell, John Shirley, Nancy Holder, Yvonne Navarro, Edo Van Belkom, , Brian Lumley, Rex Miller, Karl Edward Wagner, Bentley Little, Tom Piccirilli, Edward Lee, , , Lucy Taylor, , , , , John Byrne, , , , O'Neil de Noux, , Grant Morrison, , , , , , John Edward Ames, , Wendy Rathbone, Matthew Costello
Hot Blood (By:) (1989)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hotter Blood: More Tales of Erotic Horror (With: ,,Richard Laymon,,,Stephen Gallagher,Chet Williamson,Graham Masterton,John Shirley,Rex Miller,Karl Edward Wagner,,,Lucy Taylor,,John Byrne,,,Grant Morrison) (1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hottest Blood (By:,Graham Masterton,John Shirley,Nancy Holder,,Rex Miller,Bentley Little,,,,,,Grant Morrison,,,John Edward Ames,,Matthew Costello) (1993)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Deadly After Dark (By:) (1994)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Seeds of Fear (By:) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Stranger by Night (By:Brian Hodge,Graham Masterton,Ramsey Campbell,Yvonne Navarro,Edo Van Belkom,Brian Lumley,Tom Piccirilli,Edward Lee,Lucy Taylor,,,,,Wendy Rathbone) (1995)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fear the Fever (By:) (1996)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Kiss and Kill (By:) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Crimes of Passion (By:) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Hot Blood X (By:Lawrence Block,Barbara Collins,Max Allan Collins,Robert J. Randisi,Brian Hodge,Graham Masterton,Ramsey Campbell,Nancy Holder,Bentley Little,,,,,,O'Neil de Noux) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Fatal Attractions (By:) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Strange Bedfellows (By:) (2004)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dark Passions (By:) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Anthology series.

Publication Order of Buffy the Vampire Slayer Books

Buffy the Vampire Slayer (By:Richie Tankersley Cusick) (1992)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Halloween Rain (By:Christopher Golden) (1997)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Angel Chronicles, Vol. 2 (By:Richie Tankersley Cusick) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Night of the Living Rerun (By:Arthur Byron Cover) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blooded (By:Christopher Golden) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Child of the Hunt (By:Christopher Golden) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Return to Chaos (By:Craig Shaw Gardner) (1998)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Visitors (By:Laura Anne Gilman,Josepha Sherman) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Buffy the Vampire Slayer: The Monster Book (By:Thomas E. Sniegoski,Christopher Golden) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Immortal (By:Christopher Golden) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Sins of the Father (By:Christopher Golden) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unnatural Selection (By:Mel Odom) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Resurrecting Ravana (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Sunnydale High Yearbook (By:Christopher Golden) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Willow Files, Vol. 1 (By:Yvonne Navarro) (1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Deep Water (By:Laura Anne Gilman,Josepha Sherman) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Harvest (By:,Richie Tankersley Cusick) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Evil That Men Do (By:Nancy Holder) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
How I Survived My Summer Vacation (By:Nancy Holder) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Spike and Dru: Pretty Maids All in a Row (By:Christopher Golden) (2000)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Willow Files, Vol. 2 (By:Yvonne Navarro) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Revenant (By:Mel Odom) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Tempted Champions (By:Yvonne Navarro) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Book of Fours (By:Nancy Holder) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Buffy the Vampire Slayer. The Watcher's Guides (By:Christopher Golden) (2001)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Paleo (By:Yvonne Navarro) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Ghoul Trouble (By:,John Passarella) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Oz: Into the Wild (By:Christopher Golden) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Crossings (By:Mel Odom) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Wisdom of War (By:Christopher Golden) (2002)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Chosen (By:Nancy Holder) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blood and Fog (By:Nancy Holder) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Chaos Bleeds (By:James A. Moore) (2003)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Queen of the Slayers (By:Nancy Holder) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Blackout (By:Keith R.A. DeCandido) (2005)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Deathless (By:Keith R.A. DeCandido) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dark Congress (By:Christopher Golden) (2007)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
One Thing or Your Mother (By:Kirsten Beyer) (2008)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Publication Order of Anthologies

Hotter Blood: More Tales of Erotic Horror(1991)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dark Terrors 3: The Gollancz Book of Horror(1999)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Masques V(2006)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Smoke and Mirrors(2009)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cut Corners Volume 1(2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
The Crane House(2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Horror for Good(2012)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Splatterlands: Reawakening the Splatterpunk Revolution(2013)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Dark Discoveries - Issue #30(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Eulogies III(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Cut Corners Volume 2(2015)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Unearthed(2016)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Aliens: Bug Hunt(2017)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
In Darkness, Delight(2019)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle
Leaders of the Pack(2020)Hardcover  Paperback  Kindle

Ray Garton is an American published author. It is the pen name used by Joseph Locke.

Born in Redding, California, on December 2, 1962, Ray writes novels that fall into a number of genres. His books are anything from horror based to mystery, thrillers, and fantasy stories for young adults. He is known for writing his novel Live Girls, which is being adapted into a movie.

In addition to writing books and series, he’s penned various short stories as well as novellas. He has also been the author of a variety of tie-ins to television and movie for younger readers for television shows. He has by now composed dozens of books. Garton resides in the state of California along with Dawn, his wife.

Ray Garton is the creator and the author of the Davey Owen series. This series first became available to readers in 1987 with the release of Live Girls. The horror novel was a huge hit. It was followed by the sequel, which came out in 2005. It is titled Night Life.

Live Girls is the first novel in the Davey Owen series. If you are looking for something new and interesting to read that features vampires, check this story out!

In this debut story, readers get to meet the main character of Davey Owen for the first time. He’s just a regular guy, except for the fact that he is down on his luck. Things have certainly been better at different points in his life, but right now he knows that he is just not coming out ahead.

A bad situation quickly becomes worse when he finds that he has not only lost his girl, but he’s lost his job as well. He never expected the whole of his life to just generally fall apart out of nowhere, but it appears that is what has happened. Now he’s just another average guy that is slowly doubting whether he is going to be able to hold onto his sanity.

The majority of his life just went down the tubes in the course of twenty-four hours, and now Davey is hurting. He just wants to get away from it all and find an escape from what has suddenly become a very depressing reality. Just a short while ago, he knew that he had a job that he could rely on and a girlfriend that he thought he could rely on. Now none of that is true.

Alone and in the mood to find some entertainment, Davey has no idea what he is in for. He just wanted to have a good time, but his quest to get away from it all may end up leading him into more dangerous paths than he was ready for. Some guys try to forget their worries by picking up a bottle and going to town.

That’s not what he is going to do. Besides, even alcohol probably couldn’t fix his problems. He thinks that instead of drinking, he might get more out of going into the nightlife of Times Square and truly escaping reality. Booze may not help, but he may be able to find some entertainment or at least take his mind off of things inside the notorious ‘Live Girls’ establishment.

He went for the dream but found a nightmare instead. When he runs into a strange woman, he is astonished at the way that she looks. There is nothing wrong with her; in fact, she is absolutely beautiful in his estimation. However, she is pale to the point that it stands out and he cannot help but notice it. He starts to get a little worried when it seems that she is not alone.

He just wanted to be able to go out and party a little bit. He never thought that going out and finding a little bit of fun would end him up in a situation like this. The woman that he meets appears to be offering him ecstasy and pure passion an pleasure. All of it is calling him to a world that is full of pleasure and fantasy.

What he may not realize is that the same thing he is feeling is also leading him into the tunnel of eternal life. Sometimes a kiss is not as simple as it seems. In this case, a passionate kiss from a strange woman is not only insatiable, but giving him immortality. All of this is in exchange for his soul, of course.

While he may no longer be in the same miserable life that he had before, he also is transported to a completely new place with demonic undertones. He may just find that this new state involves soul and body sacrifice beyond what he could ever imagine.

What will happen in the end? Has Davey lost his soul? Pick up this gritty and entertaining first novel in the series to find out!

Night Life is the exciting second novel in the Davey Owens series by Ray Garton. If you enjoyed reading the first book or liked the way that the story sounds, keep it going by checking out this second book in the series!

When it comes to life, Davey Owens may never look at things the same way again. In this case it may even be literally, because he has officially changed over from a human to a vampire. That’s right, he’s one of the creatures of the night.

It’s not easy being the undead, but Davey has settled into his new life. It’s been two decades since the turn, and all of it seems like a lifetime has passed since that happened.

He’s fought other vampires in New York and lived to tell the tale. Now forever changed. he knows that he never escaped that night truly. A lot of vamps were killed. The ones that got away have devoted themselves to tracking him down.

Davey knows that it’s only a matter of time before they hunt him down. Now he lives with Casey Throne in the city of Angels, but his quiet life may be disrupted by the vamps and their quest for revenge. Can Casey and Davey survive? Read this book to find out!

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One Response to “Ray Garton”

  1. Cynthia Baker: 12 months ago

    I would like to know where I can get a copy of your “Threesome” book where I actually saw it for sale on ebay in 2012. Thank you in advance!


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